Send your best offers to me. No reasonable offer will be refused. Original old forged iron trade pipe axe with a sitting fox in circle marked blade and on the reverse side is a crown with crossed polearms and letters, beautifully marked blade. The sitting fox in circle mark is an early fur trade era mark used by the Hudson's Bay Company for trade specifically during the late 1700's to mid 1800's Fur Trade era. The crown mark appears to be French.The ash wood haft is original to the head. The original gasket between the head and stem can still be seen, this is quite rare. The wood has a nice heavy and dark patina. The handle has been well used and has good wear on it. There are many "hot file" marks along the haft and old brass tacks, these are the older tacks that have a square center, made by blacksmiths. A beautiful sign of age are the many wormholes in the wood, also known as "wormy wood". A good patina on the surface of the head and tacks as well.
The size is smaller than usual, indicating this pipe was carried by the Indian during hunts, wars, and nomadic journeys when the seasons and buffalo herd forced a migration. This tomahawk needs to be displayed and cherished for future generations to see and appreciate!19" haft 9" head length. The item "1840 Lakota Sioux Indian Peace Pipe Axe Tomahawk Many Hallmark Blade French Head" is in sale since Wednesday, April 19, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\Native American". The seller is "realroughriders" and is located in Jonesborough, Tennessee. This item can be shipped worldwide.